Iowa law allows for the possession and/or use of medical cannabis forms approved by the Board of Medicine by Iowa patients who have obtained a medical cannabis registration card. This includes THC and CBD products of varying amounts.
Iowa has authorized medical cannabis products in forms including capsules, extracts, concentrates, lotions, ointments and tinctures.
Aliviar™ medical cannabis products offer a range of THC and CBD ratios — formulated specifically to provide relief to Iowan's with approved conditions. All products are labeled clearly with a CBD:THC ratio for easy identification.
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CBD and THC
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is a well-known cannabinoid that stimulates receptors in the brain and is known to potentially help in the reduction of pain. CBD has been shown to possess many therapeutic effects as well, without the potential for mental clouding
THC and CBD can be used alone or combined in different ratios for different effects on the body. CBD helps cushion the side effect profile that can be seen in some patients that use THC.
MedPharm Iowa formulates different cannabis medications using a combination of cannabidiol and THC at four main dosing levels:
- Elevated THC
- Low THC
- 1:1 ratio of THC/CBD
- Elevated CBD
Potential Health Benefits of CBD, THC and Other Cannabinoids
According to research, the way CBD and THC act in the body may have therapeutically useful effects for some patients including:
- Pain Reduction
- Mood Stabilization
Results May Vary
Cannabis can affect people differently, depending on various factors, including:
- Amount used (dosage)
- Mindset or mood
- Differing CANNABIDIOL / THC ratios
- Experience and history of cannabis use
- Method of consumption
- Strain of cannabis used
- Nutrition or diet